replete

[ ri-pleet ]

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Part of Speech

adjective

Origin + Etymology

Late Middle English; Latin

from Old French replet(e ) or Latin repletus ‘filled up’, past participle of replere, from re- ‘back, again’ + plere ‘fill’

Synonyms

    1.
  • well fed
  • sated
  • satiated
  • full
  • satisfied
    2.
  • filled
  • full
  • crammed

Antonyms

    1.
  • lacking
  • wanting
    2.
  • empty
  • unfilled

Definition

1. very full of or sated by food
2. filled or well-supplied with something

Examples

1. After Thanksgiving dinner, I went home replete and ready for a good sleep.
2. The beehive was replete with honey.

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